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close this bookSmall-Scale Manufacture of Stabilised Soil Blocks (WEP, ILO; 1987; 204 pages)
View the documentPREFACE
View the documentACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER I. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER II. RAW MATERIALS, TESTING AND STABILISERS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER III. PRE-PROCESSING OF RAW MATERIALS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER IV. FORMING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER V. CURING AND TESTING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER VI. MORTARS AND RENDERINGS
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER VII. COSTING
Open this folder and view contentsCHAPTER VIII. SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONSIDERATIONS
Open this folder and view contentsAPPENDICES
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Small-Scale Manufacture of Stabilised Soil Blocks

TECHNOLOGY SERIES
Technical Memorandum No. 12

Prepared under the joint auspices of the International Labour Office and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

World Employment
Programme

International Labour Office
Geneva

The World Employment Programme (WEP) was launched by the International Labour Organisation in 1969, as the ILO’s main contribution to the International Development Strategy for the Second United Nations Development Decade.

The means of action adopted by the WEP have included the following:

- short-term high-level advisory missions;
- longer-term national or regional employment teams; and
- a wide-ranging research programme.

Through these activities the ILO has been able to help national decision-makers to reshape their policies and plans with the aim of eradicating mass poverty and unemployment.

A landmark in the development of the WEP was the World Employment Conference of 1976, which proclaimed inter alia that ‘strategies and national development plans should include as a priority objective the promotion of employment and the satisfaction of the basic needs of each country’s population’. The Declaration of Principles and Programme of Action adopted by the Conference will remain the cornerstone of WEP technical assistance and research activities during the 1980s.

This publication is the outcome of a WEP project.

Copyright © International Labour Organisation 1987

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ISBN 92-2-105838-7
ISSN 0252-2004
First published 1987

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